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Author Yale Cosmology Workshop (2001 : Yale University)

Title The shapes of galaxies and their dark halos : Yale Cosmology Workshop, New Haven, Connecticut, USA, 28-30 May 2001 / editor, Priyamvada Natarajan
Published River Edge, N.J. : World Scientific, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 262 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Intrinsic shapes of galaxies. Intrinsic galaxy shapes and their correlations / R. Crittenden -- Measuring the flattening of dark matter halos / P. Natarajan -- Power spectra for galaxy shape correlations / J. Mackey -- Intrinsic galaxy alignments and weak gravitational lensing / A. Heavens -- Shapelets: a new method to measure galaxy shapes / A. Refregier, T.-C. Chang and D.J. Bacon -- Bayesian galaxy shape estimation / S. Bridle -- A general theory of self-gravitating systems: shapes of astronomical objects / S. Filippi -- Shapes from lensing studies. Strong and weak lensing constraints on galaxy mass distribution / J.-P. Kneib -- Early-type halo masses from galaxy-galaxy lensing / G. Wilson -- Mass follows light / C.S. Kochanek -- SDSS measurements of galaxy halos properties by weak lensing / T.A. McKay -- Constraining halo properties from galaxy-galaxy lensing and photo-z / A.O. Jaunsen -- Is there a group halo? / O. Moller -- Constraining galaxy shapes from modeling the first probable two plane lens B2114+022 / K. Chae -- Detecting flattened halos with weak lensing / T.G. Brainerd -- Finding the arciness in arclets -- exploring the octopole moments of lensed galaxies / D.M. Goldberg -- Determining the three-dimensional shapes of galaxy clusters / A. Escala and P. Natarajan -- Dark matter halos from N-body simulations. Shapes of dark matter halos / J.S. Bullock -- Substructure in CDM halos and the heating of stellar disks / J.F. Navarro -- On the 'initial' angular momentum of galaxies / T. Abel -- Ellipticals and bars: central masses and friction / J.A. Sellwood -- The morphological evolution of merger remnants / B. Ryden -- Shapes mapped using stellar tracers. Properties of the outer halos of galaxies from the study of globular clusters / S.E. Zepf -- White dwarfs: contributors and tracers of the galactic dark-matter halo / L.V.E. Koopmans -- Keck spectroscopy of dwarf elliptical galaxies in the Virgo cluster / M. Geha -- Halo mass dynamics of M31 using planetary nebulae velocities / C. Halliday -- Keck spectroscopy of red giants in M31's stellar halo / P. Guhathakurta -- Shapes from HI studies and polar rings. Halo tracing with atomic hydrogen / M.R. Merrifield -- What can polar rings tell us about the shapes of dark matter halos? / L.S. Sparke -- Constraints on the radial mass distribution of dark matter halos from rotation curves / S.S. Mcgaugh -- Shapes from studies of satellites. Telling tails about the Milky Way / K.V. Johnston -- The shapes of galaxies and their halos as traced by stars: the Milky Way dark halo and the LMC disk / R. van der Marel -- Searching for streams of ancient galaxies in the Milky Way's halo / A.K. Vivas -- The extended shapes of galactic satellites / S.R. Majewski -- The impact of tidal interactions on satellite galaxies: a study of the M31 satellites, M32 and NGC 205 / P.I. Choi -- Consequences of satellite decay for galaxy halo shapes / E. van Kampen -- Exploring group halos using galaxy dynamics / A.B. Whiting -- Constraints from X-ray studies. The shapes of galaxies and clusters: an X-ray view / D.A. Buote -- New features in elliptical galaxies from Chandra images / C. Jones -- Shapes from absorption studies. The detection of Lyman-[symbol] absorption from nine nearby galaxies / D.V. Bowen -- Concluding remarks / R.S. Ellis
Summary This book constitutes the proceedings of a very topical workshop aimed at understanding the shapes of the baryonic and dark matter components of galaxies. Several groups presented their recent results from observations and numerical N-body simulations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Galactic halos -- Congresses.
Galaxies -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Natarajan, Priyamvada.
ISBN 9789812778017 (electronic bk.)
9812778012 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Yale Cosmology Workshop